Tradition hath it that at the Anglian advent into this district, the worship of Woden was first set up in a grove at Wednesfield.
The Anglian learned to feast to repletion, and drink to delirium.
Some Anglian districts were refounded under Danish names, and became flourishing settlements.
It is a nicer difficulty to account for the choice of the Anglian name.
Out in the council chamber we left three of the Anglian thanes and three Mercian, who would act as guards for the night.
"It is the part of Anglian thanes to die with their king," said Sighard angrily.
The monuments were possibly executed by Anglian sculptors under the control of Danish Conquerors.
The same was probably the case with the whole Anglian coast on the east.
In the districts where the Danes settled they formed new villages, in which they lived apart from the general Anglian population.
The chief literary dialect, in the earliest period, was Northumbrian or Anglian, down to the middle of the ninth century.
"of the Angles," 1726; see Angle. The Old English word was Englisc, but as this came to be used in reference to the whole Germanic people of Britain, a new word was wanted to describe this one branch of them.